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of comfort. >> after two days, officials were able to enter the home of the suspect. holmes online purchases included a few thousand rounds of handgun ammunition, 3000 rounds for an assault rifle, and shells for a 12-gauge shotgun. when police cut into his apartment, they found 30 hand grenades and several containers filled with gunpowder and gasoline. according to witnesses, a higher death toll may have been avoided because holmes weapon jammed as he fired on the crowd. the obama administration has already ruled out changing the nation's gun laws. jay carney said that the president's view is we can take steps to make sure guns are out of the hands of people who should not have them under existing law. holmes is currently being held in solitary confinement. we will host a round table on the shootings and past mass killings after the headlines. police in the california city of anaheim are facing allegations of murder and brutality after shooting two latino men over the weekend and firing rubber bullets at crowds. one anaheim officers shot and killed men will be as after he reportedly ran away
shooting suspect james holmes detailed his planned massacre more than a week before the attack occurred. and unopened package sent by james holmes recovered at the university of colorado mailroom at illustrations and notes about killing a large number of people. the package was sent to a psychiatrist, but never opened. speaking wednesday louisiana, president obama says he plans to tackle u.s. gun violence in the shootings aftermath. >> many gun runners would understand ak-47's along in the hands of soldiers and not the hands of criminals. that they belong on the battlefield of war, not on the streets of our cities. i believe the majority of gun owners would agree we should do everything possible to prevent criminals and fugitives from purchasing weapons. we should check someone's criminal record before they can check out a gun show, that a mentally unbalanced individual should not be able to get his hands on a gun so easily. [applause] these steps should not be controversial, that common- sense. >> obama's, gun violence comes as he faces pressure to back a robust global arms treaty befo
shooting suspect james holmes made his first court appearance on monday, days after allegedly killing 12 people and wounding dozens more in a shooting rampage at a local movie theater. the district attorney carol chambers of colorado's arapahoe county said prosecutors had yet to decide if they will seek the death penalty. >> the death penalty decision has to be made within 60 days of the arraignment, so it is months down the line still. over the course of those months, we will be talking with all the victims, developing relationships so they know who we are and who they can talk to. that will take some time in this case. >> holmes appeared dazed throughout the proceedings, forcing his court-appointed attorney to answer the judge's questions on his behalf. around 40 relatives of the shooting victims were seated in the courtroom when holmes appeared. but president obama and mitt romney continued to reject calls for stricter gun control laws in the shootings aftermath. on monday, romney said "i still believe the second amendment is the right course to preserve and defend and don't believe t
. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. shooting suspect james holmes has been charged with 24 counts of first-degree murder for the killings of 12 people at a movie theater in aurora, colorado earlier this month iran had also left 58 people wounded, several critically, for which james holmes faces 116 counts of attempted murder. on monday, he made the second court appearance since the massacre, with shooting survivors and relatives of the slain victims in attendance. prosecutors have yet to announce whether they'll seek the but a penalty. a pretrial hearing has been set for late september. syrian government troops and rebel forces are engaged in intense fighting as the battle for aleppo continues for a fourth day. both sides have authored -- offered conflicting recounts with the syrian military claiming to have retaken several rebel-held areas. overnight shelling in many neighborhoods. government forces are again being accused of targeting international monitors after a convoy carrying the head of the observer mission was attacked monday. at the end of
identified as james holmes. the death toll has been revised to 12. we're told the 24-year-old male shooter was driving a car with tennessee plates, but have been living locally in an apartment in aurora. >> oil giant royal dutch shell's plans to drill in the alaskan arctic drew more protests this week when one of its ships almost ran aground there saturday. the noble discover is one of two vessels that will drill exploratory oil wells in the chukchi and beaufort seas this summer. it activists with greenpeace forced dozens of shell sites to temporarily shut down this week as part of a global protest to stop the drilling. at a gas station in london, they managed to place an animatronic polar bear on the station's roof. >> shell will be the first big oil company this summer to start drilling for oil in the arctic. the arctic is a unique and beautiful area of the planet. to drill for oil there will endanger the wildlife, the habitat of polar bears, and other creatures as well as the 4 million people who live there. people all over the world are taking action like this, hoping shell will listen
holmes, is to make a second court appearance today. his public defender has made court filings showing he had been receiving psychiatric treatment before the shooting occurred. police in maryland say they may have prevented another shooting with the arrest of a man who made violent threats and was found to have a large stockpile of weapons. the suspect, the press got, reportedly had called as workplace and a threat referring to himself as the joker just as james holmes allegedly had called himself. maryland police and the bureau of aqaba, tobacco, and firearms officials described the raid on the home. >> he made significant threats to come back and harm the people at the business. he said, i am a joker and i'm going to load my guns and blow everyone up. that initiated a 36-hour investigation that culminated early this morning. >> we had several agents on the scene that evaluated the evidence, recover approximately 25 firearms, several thousand rounds of ammunition. the firearms were described the semi-automatic rifles, semi- automatic pistols may cut the canadian oil company enbridge has
denied reports that a package sent by shooting suspect james holmes detailing plans for the massacre sat unopened in a campus mailroom before the shooting occurred. the school says the package was received the monday after the attack and promptly reported to police. in mexico, thousands of protesters have blocked the headquarters of the country's leading television network to accuse it of biased coverage in the recent presidential elections. pri candidate enrique peÑa nieto defeated lÓpez obrador earlier this month and a vote critics say was marred by fraud and tainted media coverage in favor of negative's campaign. lÓpez obrador has challenged the election results in court. televisa has even been accused of receiving payments from negative's campaign to skew its coverage. on thursday, a massive crowd gathered outside the network's studio, chanting "tell the truth." republican presidential candidate mitt romney is drawing controversy in britain. britons heavily criticized romney thursday after he questioned their country's preparedness to host the olympic games. romney was speaking to
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